The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 96 102 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 4 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.92% 0.23% 2.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.22% 3.01% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 29
Average daily rate £300 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £491 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.02% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
219 133 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.16% 7.60% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 64
Average daily rate £425 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -5.17%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the West Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 14 £300 -21.05% 1
Halifax +4 3 £284 -39.68%
HP Quality Center
Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 16 (61.54%) ISEB
2 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
3 14 (53.85%) HP
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) HP UFT
5 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
6 10 (38.46%) Selenium
7 8 (30.77%) Load Testing
7 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Publishing
8 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (23.08%) Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
9 5 (19.23%) Test Management
9 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
11 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) SAP
12 2 (7.69%) C
12 2 (7.69%) MS Project
12 2 (7.69%) Change Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) HP UFT
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Publishing
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Test Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Web Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Agile Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Tester
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) Load Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (19.23%) Defect Management
5 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Management
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
6 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) ISEB
2 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Genesys
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Verint